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Arlington County Board OKs Incentive Package for Amazon Northern Virginia HQ Project

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has received approval for government incentives with regard to its plan to establish a new headquarters at development sites operated by JBG Smith (NYSE: JBGS) at National Landing in Arlington, Va. JBG said Monday the Arlington County Board’s five members on Saturday cleared an incentive agreement that would …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Teresa Carlson Her Fifth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector business at Amazon Web Services, with her 2019 Wash100 Award for the fifth consecutive year on Monday.  The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in …

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Navy Vet Juan Garcia Joins Deloitte Consulting’s Defense, Security & Justice Sector

Juan Garcia, a 26-year U.S. Navy veteran and former leader for global associate development at Amazon, has been named a managing director for the defense, security and justice sector at Deloitte Consulting’s government and public services practice. He will work with federal agencies to help them address workforce transformation goals, Deloitte said …

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Amazon HQ2 to Help Create up to 37,850 Jobs by 2034; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Amazon’s decision to establish new headquarters in Northern Virginia and New York is expected to help create up to 37,850 jobs by 2034, the Washington Business Journal reports. Over the next two years alone, the tech giant plans to to hire 1,200 people in the Greater Washington area to work …

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Northern Virginia, NYC to House Amazon’s Two New HQs

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has officially chosen New York’s Long Island City and Northern Virginia’s Arlington to accommodate its new headquarters with plans to invest $5B and generate at least 50K jobs across the two sites. “These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to …

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Tom Reilly: Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Aims to Help Enterprises Work Across All Cloud Providers

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), told CNBC in an interview that aired Friday the proposed merger of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software firm with Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) will create a new company that will deliver software across all major cloud service providers. “We work on Amazon, Microsoft, Google, the IBM Cloud, …

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Report: AWS Possibly Looking Into Space Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is reportedly looking to hire a data processing engineer and a product manager for space and satellite systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CNBC reported Tuesday the Amazon-tracking website This Just In first discovered the job postings, which were later removed, noting that …

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Gary Gagnon Returns to Mitre as Chief Security Officer, Cyber Strategy VP

Gary Gagnon, former vice president and chief security officer at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), has rejoined Mitre as VP of cyber strategy and CSO. He will be responsible for developing and implementing cyber and physical security measures across the nonprofit corporation’s work program, Mitre said Monday. Jason Providakes, president and CEO of Mitre and a 2018 …

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Report: Amazon, Microsoft, Google eye Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Google are emerging as potential main contenders for the Defense Department‘s planned 10-year, $10 billion cloud procurement contract, Defense One reported Thursday. The report said DoD could issue a request for proposals its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud program as early as this week. Defense Secretary …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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